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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MonetDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA relational database management system that stores data in columnsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.86
Rank#141  Overall
#25  Document stores
Score2.59
Rank#116  Overall
#23  Document stores
#21  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#58  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#127  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.53
Rank#97  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.monetdb.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperInterSystemsMonetDB BVApache Software Foundation
Initial release2019201820042012
Current release2021.1, June 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, in SQL, C, RView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding via remote tablesSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasSource-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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